The Promotion Writer/Producer produces topical special reports, image promotions, and campaigns four different networks (CBS, FOX, CW and MyNet).
Duties & Responsibilities:
Work closely with Creative Services Director and Promotion Manager to conceive, write, produce, and edit compelling on-air promos and image campaigns either independently or as a team
Work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and ensure that assigned projects are delivered on time
Push the creative envelope to new heights while adhering to brand guidelines
Perform other related duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:
Minimum 3 years of on-air promotion experience as a writer/producer/editor for a local station or cable network working in a news environment
Excellent knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Works with Creative Services Director to create content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on company sites, and encourages audience participation (viewership)
Works with marketing and social media team members to coordinate ad campaigns with social media strategy
Engages in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms
Must have ability to work daytime hours regularly and flexible hours including weekends when needed
Must be able to provide a reel of work examples
Strong non-linear editing skills
Passion for strong image and promotion writing
Working knowledge of lighting and audio gear
Possess excellent communication, presentation, organization, and time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud such as AfterEffects and Premiere Pro a plus.
Ability to work on various projects simultaneously and to deliver finished projects on deadline a must
Highly effective communications and organizational skills required
Consistently work hours required to meet deadlines, including evenings, weekends, holidays, etc.
Must have a valid driver’s license
***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****